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Balmy Alley Murals

Off 24th Street, Parallel to Treat Ave and Harrison Street between 24th & 25th Streets., San Francisco, CA 94110
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“street art” (17 reviews)
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Off 24th Street, Parallel to Treat Ave and Harrison Street between 24th & 25th Streets., San Francisco, CA 94110
Mission District
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"street art"
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"precita eyes"
in 10 reviews
"mission district"
in 26 reviews
"short alley"
in 4 reviews
"subject matter"
in 2 reviews
"burrito"
in 2 reviews
"guided tour"
in 2 reviews
"latino"
in 7 reviews
"artists"
in 16 reviews
"culture"
in 10 reviews
"neighborhood"
in 11 reviews
"taqueria"
in 3 reviews
"stories"
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"photos"
in 8 reviews
"bart"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must say it is difficult to match and find a similar quality and connect in art work across a lot of countries (except London).

Thank Anishsaxena1990
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't forget some kind of camera to capture the images because you will want to look at them over and over again. I fell in love with the colors and talent and variety on Balmy Alley. What a a treat to be able to walk...More

Thank EmVeee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful little alley filled with color and life. It’s not very close to other tourist attractions in San Francisco, but with the great bus connections this city has, its is quite easy to get there. It’s located in the Latin neighborhood and...More

Thank Lilirogz
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to play tourists in our own city: we started off around noon by having tacos at La Taqueria, then South Indian food, and finally Italian. Explored the Latin Quarters and walked by Balmy Alley. Had hot chocolate at Dandelion and...More

1  Thank Stanislao C
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

If you are going to the Latino quarter, (Mission Area), then this is a must. It’s part of it and worth stopping for a few photos.

Thank SagaloutsTour
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Balmy Alley is located at Mission District and it is quite interesting to stroll through the short alley. Some of the paintings are bright and colorful really amazing. It is lovely to see. A living art gallery and paintings change from time to time. Choose...More

1  Thank EdithTa
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

When planning my trip to San Francisco, I had this on my list of things to do. With time running short I forgot about Balmy Alley and prioritized other sites, however our group happened past it. I was shocked this is a site people are...More

3  Thank Rose T
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Sure this street art might be Latino inspired. You’re in the Mission District! Much safer feeling than Shannon Street with more murals. A quick stroll to let your burrito digest before you order more food somewhere else.

Thank TravelinTeresa84
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is an unique place to visit and I am glad my friend brought me here. The regularly changing street art is fascinating and very nicely done. Most topics are about the community and its struggles. Inspiring.

1  Thank mebneter
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The murals are mostly Spanish a d Latino influenced. Quite tacky. I would not classify them as street art. I was very disappointed to realise that only this short street had all the hype but it did not deliver. There were better ones especially not...More

Thank Tweetcoz
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Nearby
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the
foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural
attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous
street murals and a high density of bars and cafes
make this neighborhood a magnet for young people.
While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its
top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the
city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the
...More
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